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Leaders in Forensic Investigation

Hawkins has been committed to providing high quality forensic investigation services to our clients since 1980.

About Us

For 40 years, Hawkins has been a well-established and respected firm specialising in forensic investigation and root cause analysis for the insurance, legal and risk management professions.

We are a growing company, currently with eight offices in key locations around the United Kingdom and offices in Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, with an ever increasing number of experts covering many disciplines. Our forensic scientists and engineers investigate a wide range of losses including fires, explosions, accidents and engineering problems. Visit our Services page for more information on the disciplines we cover.

We provide a wide range of forensic investigation services and can take an investigation from scene to court if required:

  • Full investigation and report
  • Litigation support
  • Giving evidence in court
  • Forensic preview
  • Forensic Claims validation service
  • General advice

We always aim to tailor the investigation to your needs, so if you want a brief, preliminary investigation we can do that. In addition, you are always welcome to call one of our experts for an informal, confidential chat with no commitment. We will be happy to tell you what we can do to help.

If you think you might have the need for an investigator please contact us by telephone or email and we will do our best to help you.

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Latest News

Chris & Mel Celebrate 10 Years with Hawkins

17th Jul 2020

Hawkins would like to congratulate both Melanie Cole and Chris Dennis on celebrating their ten year anniversaries with our company.Chris joined Hawkins’ Birmingham Office in 2010, while Mel joined the Bristol Office in the same year. They have both ...

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H2Doh! When Plumbing Goes Wrong: Featuring Water Hammer

1st Jul 2020

Wayne Manton of Hawkins’ Bristol Office recently gave a webinar for the Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA) on escapes of water. His presentation included what the common causes of plumbing failures are and why water hammer, in particular, ...

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Hawkins Wishes a Happy Retirement to Mike Charlton

26th Jun 2020

After more than 28 years of service, Hawkins would like to thank Mike Charlton of our Manchester Office for all his hard work, and wish him a very happy retirement.Mike says he has been fortunate to work with some great people while working for Hawkins ...

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COVID-19 Business Update #3

16th Jun 2020

As lockdown is gradually lifted (in England) and life slowly adjusts to the new socially distanced normal, Hawkins continues to support our insurance, legal and corporate customers.We would sincerely like to thank everyone who had faith in Hawkins' ability ...

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High Water and the High Court: Hawkins Evidence Helps With Flood Claim

10th Jun 2020

In the case of Tayton and Tayton -v- (1) Warwickshire County Council and (2) Rugby Borough Council, the Taytons (the Claimants) purchased Brookside Cottage and a neighbouring field in 2013, with the intention of building a small housing development on ...

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